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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Red Chestnut
2139 Cerastis rubricosa
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.336
Norfolk status
Appearing in the first warm days of March and April.
Broad-leaved woodland, scrub, heathland, gardens.

Recorded in 58 (84%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1841.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/04/2014127TM19 - Flordon/Long Stratton
10/04/2014128TF60 - Downham/Fincham
06/04/2014128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
06/04/2014328TF60 - Downham/Fincham
06/04/2014127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Copyright © Jim Wheeler 2014
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Season: One generation Feb-April.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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